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If you have never enrolled in a degree program in college, you are a first-year student at UMA whether you are a recent high school graduate or an adult planning to attend college for the first time.  When you're ready to begin, simply click Apply Now!

Here are five great reasons to consider attending UMA.

5. Convenient Locations Right at Your Doorstep.

If you want to attend college without uprooting your life, then UMA is for you. With campuses in Augusta and Bangor and University College centers around the state, you're never far from a UMA classroom.

4. Professional Programs to Launch Your Career.

UMA offers Bachelor, select Associate, and certificate programs taught by professors who combine the highest academic credentials with real-world experience to superbly prepare you for starting or building on a career.

3. The Attention You Need.

Whether you need a little help or a lot of help, our outstanding academic advisors will be there for you every step of the way.

2. A Lot More than Classes.

Join a club. Get involved in Student Government. Attend a concert or game. Work out in the fitness center. At UMA, there's plenty to do outside of the classroom.

1. A University Education at a Terrific Value.

You'll discover UMA's tuition is thousands of dollars less than most places. Plus, more than 75% of our students receive financial aid – and that includes both full-time and part-time students.